Spring is here, and Avanto Accelerator is gearing up for it's hottest day. On demoday, the teams will come together to pitch for the public what they've accomplished in the last ten weeks and what their plans going forward will be. New companies will be born, very soon!
Entrepreneurship and startups are the hottest topics of today and even our dear University of Oulu has dedicated the entire year for entrepreneurship. You might have heard about the Entrepreneurship Theme Year but maybe you are still unsure what does that mean in practice.
Talven aikana rusketusta kerännyt nurmikko alkaa vihertyä ja hiki puskee jo +11 asteen lämpötilassa. Selvä kesän merkki! Jäätelökioskien edustalla käy tungeksinta kun ensimmäiset valitsevat lempimakujaan, mutta toisenlainen kuhina on käynyt jo kuukausia aiemmin. Yrityksille on satanut kaatamalla kesätyöhakemuksia pitkin talvea ja vain murto-osa nuorista on saanut sen toivotun viestin.
Crowdfunding campaigns usually last 31 days, but Oulu-based startup-company Asmo Charger seems to be in a hurry. Within the first 9 hours after releasing, the new and intelligent mobile phone charger was successfully funded and it continues to attract customers in Indiegogo.com. At this point, someone would spread champagne all over the VIP-room but Asmo Saloranta, the inventor of Asmo Charger, keeps his focus on pushing the crowdfunding-project till the end.